The SGO Annual Meeting continues to be the premier medical conference on the prevention, research, and comprehensive management of gynecologic malignancies. This educational events includes the most up to date clinical studies and translational research that will be of interest across the spectrum of our SGO membership, including our multidisciplinary, Allied health, and international attendees.

The 2014 program highlights global health, genetics, stress management, quality of care, and payment reform, along with educational forums and seminars covering the following topics:

  • Perioperative best practices
  • Geriatrics
  • Surgical innovation
  • Utilizing advanced practice providers
  • Obesity
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Cancer disparities
Series Information
Series Date:
March 22, 2014
Series Objectives
  • Interpret contemporary research findings on the prevention of and screening for gynecologic cancers and be able to appropriately implement these findings into clinical practice;
  • Examine the significance of novel approaches to the medical and surgical management of gynecologic cancers within the context of the current standard of care and be able to integrate new therapies into clinical practice in an evidence-based manner;
  • Assess the implications for future research and clinical practice of new developments in translational research on gynecologic cancers; and
  • Demonstrate improvement in competence, performance and patient outcomes.
Special Interest Session I: Reviewing Landmark Trials, Building Landmark Careers

In addition to the highly popular review of landmark trials in gynecologic oncology, this session for students, residents, and fellows will focus on the importance of maximizing the opportunities of the mentor-mentee relationship and explaining the current variations that exist within academic and private practice settings.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Victoria Bae-Jump MD   [ view bio ]
Wendy Brewster MD   [ view bio ]
Kemi Doll MD   [ view bio ]
Michael Frumovitz MD, MPH   [ view bio ]
Melissa Geller MD   [ view bio ]
Barbara Goff MD   [ view bio ]
Amanda Nickles Fader MD   [ view bio ]
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Special Interest Session II: Chemotherapy Treatments and Surgical Techniques: The Perspectives of Advanced Practice Providers and Nurse Clinicians

Advanced Practice Providers and Nurse Clinicians (APPNCs) in gynecologic oncology have a diverse educational background and clinical experience in both surgical and chemotherapy treatment options for gynecologic cancer patients. This course will offer a basic overview of chemotherapy management and decision making for surgery, as well as discuss advanced concepts in these two areas vital to best practices in patient care.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Carina DeCroes RN,MS, APN-BC, AOCNP   [ view bio ]
Katie Elliott NP   [ view bio ]
Heather Gannon-Stringer MS, PA-C   [ view bio ]
Katherine Martinez Berdell PA   [ view bio ]
Karen Novak MSN   [ view bio ]
Casey Swanson PA-C   [ view bio ]
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allied
advanced practice practitioner
chemotherapy
defferal
discontinuation
PARP Inhibitors
anti-angiogenesis
Complications
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Education Forum I: Genetics

This educational forum will highlight controversies in genetic testing of gynecologic cancer patients. In addition, the emerging use of gene panel testing will be discussed. Distinguished guest Foundation Innovation Award winner Henry T. Lynch, MD, will be in attendance during this Education forum and provide commentary at the end of the session. 

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Noah Kauff MD   [ view bio ]
Karen Lu MD   [ view bio ]
Henry Lynch MD   [ view bio ]
Elizabeth Swisher MD   [ view bio ]
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Genetics
International
Ovarian
genetic testing
uterine
endometrial
early career
medical oncology
pathology
allied
advanced practice practitioner
genetic risk
gene panels
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Education Forum II: Best Practices Surrounding Perioperative Issues

This educational forum will present information about peri-operative quality of care benchmarks and strategies to improve them.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Jamie Bakkum-Gomez MD   [ view bio ]
Mitchell Edelson MD   [ view bio ]
Gary Leiserowitz MD   [ view bio ]
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Quality of life
infections
Surgery
Perioperative
International
early career
medical oncology
recovery
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Scientific Plenary II: Hugh R.K. Barber Lectureship: Global Efforts to End Cervical Cancer, Abstracts 37-40

The John L. Lewis, Jr. MD, Presidential Award

This abstract will be recognized as the Presidential Award as selected by the members of the SGO Annual Meeting Program Committee. The author of the abstract will be invited to present his/her scientific study. In addition to acknowledging the scientific data included, the abstract will have a direct impact on the care and treatment of women’s cancers. This lectureship is funded by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer to honor Dr. John. L. Lewis, Jr., for his contributions to gynecologic oncology. Dr. Lewis was a founding member and past president of SGO and a past Chairman of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

The winner of the John L. Lewis, Jr., MD, Presidential Award is Jerome Belinson, MD, Preventive Oncology International and Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Heights, OH, for the abstract titled: Development and validation of a new HPB genotyping assay based on next generation sequencing.

Abstract 37

Development and validation of a new HPV genotyping assay based on next generation sequencing

X. Yi, J. Zou, J. Xu, J. Wang, and J.L. Belinson

Abstract 38

The community prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in India and the feasibility of self-collected vaginal swabs

A. Peedicayil, P. Abraham, J. Prasad, S. Abraham, L. Jeyaseelan, M. Gnanamony, P.E. Gravitt, and S. Kurian

Abstract 39

Difficulty with single-visit approach (SVA) for colposcopy and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) treatment in Goma/RDC

M.K Sahani, R.P Hamuli, and D. Tshombe

Abstract 40

Mexican Cervical Cancer Screening Study II (MECCS II): 6-month and 2-year follow-up of HR-HPV women treated with cryotherapy in a low resource setting

D.C. Starks, N.A. Lucybeth, C. Enerson, J. Brainard, N. Nagore, S. Belinson, A. Chiesa-Vottero, and J.L. Belinson

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Jerome Belinson MD   [ view bio ]
Adriana Bermudez MD   [ view bio ]
Elise Kohn MD   [ view bio ]
Abraham Peedicayil MD   [ view bio ]
Mateus Kambale Sahani MD
Kathleen Schmeler MD   [ view bio ]
Surendra Shastri MBBS, MD, DPh, DHA   [ view bio ]
David Starks MD   [ view bio ]
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International
cervical
early career
medical oncology
pathology
hpv
colposcopy
screening
live meeting webcast
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
cryotherapy
genotyping assay
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Sunrise Seminar II: Cancer in the Elderly: Chemo, Surgery, and Frailty

The course will provide an overview of demographics regarding age and gynecologic malignancies. Additionally, faculty will discuss data on how elderly patients are treated today (comparing to younger age groups) focusing on surgical therapy, and outcomes of such therapy. During this session, the concept of geriatric assessment will be introduced and we will discuss the data and planned trials using it preoperatively.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Gini Fleming MD   [ view bio ]
Katie Moore MD   [ view bio ]
William Tew MD   [ view bio ]
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Clinical trials
Quality of life
Surgery
Elderly
Perioperative
Pharmacy
Ovarian
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medical oncology
radiation oncology
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advanced practice practitioner
chemotherapy
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Presidential Address

The Future Depends on What You Do Today

Introduction by Richard Barakat, MD

Barbara A. Goff, MD, SGO President

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Richard Barakat MD   [ view bio ]
Barbara Goff MD   [ view bio ]
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Pharmacy
International
early career
medical oncology
pathology
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Education Forum III: Optimizing the Role of Advanced Practice Providers

With the Affordable Care Act in our immediate future, it is important that gynecologic oncology physicians understand how optimal utilization of advanced practice providers will provide cost-effective, accessible, patient-centered care that impacts revenue, quality outcomes and patient satisfaction.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Carina Decroes RN, MS, APN-BC, AOCNP   [ view bio ]
Kristi Downey MD   [ view bio ]
Karen Lyle PA-C   [ view bio ]
Katherine Martinez Berdell PA   [ view bio ]
Julian Schink MD   [ view bio ]
Kristin Zorn MD   [ view bio ]
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Education
Practice Management
Coding
Recruitment
Regulations
Healthcare reform
Billing
early career
medical oncology
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advanced practice practitioner
training
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Montz Symposium: Battle of the Minimally Invasive Surgeons

In this lively slide and video presentation by two minimally invasive experts, laparoscopic and robotic approaches to the most common oncologic procedures including radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, omentectomy, appendectomy, and high aortic lymphadenectomy to debulking of tumor, will be compared. Brisk discussion and debate by presenters interspersed with audience participation and engagement will refine the indications, advantages and disadvantages for each approach.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Kate O'Hanlan MD   [ view bio ]
Jimmy Orr MD
Pedro Ramirez MD   [ view bio ]
Cyril Spann MD   [ view bio ]
S. Diane Yamada MD   [ view bio ]
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International
Ovarian
endometrial
minimally invasive surgery
early career
medical oncology
Appendectomy
Cystotomy
Enterotomy
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Sunrise Seminar III: The ACA Movement: How Implementation of the Affordable Care Act Affects Gynecologic Oncology

The requirements and regulations of the Affordable Care Act law will be outlined, including a timeline for implementation. Rules and regulations currently in place will be discussed as they are currently affecting the practice of gynecologic oncology.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Randall Gibb MD   [ view bio ]
Jill Rathbun   [ view bio ]
Monique Spillman MD   [ view bio ]
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Practice Management
Pharmacy
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medical oncology
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Sunrise Seminar IV: Sex and Behavior Modifications

This course will discuss survivorship topics focusing on the impact of gynecologic cancers on sexual health and approaches for improvement as well as addressing lifestyle behavior modifications, such as weight management. There will also be a brief overview on surveillance and discussion of survivorship care plans.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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David Kushner MD   [ view bio ]
Michele McCarroll PhD   [ view bio ]
Ritu Salani MD, MBA   [ view bio ]
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Quality of life
sexual health
International
sexual dysfunction
survivorship
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medical oncology
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ABOG Lectureship: Stress Management and Resiliency Training: The SMART Program

SMART is a structured program recently developed to decrease symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression and enhance wellbeing, resiliency and mindfulness. SMART addresses two aspects of the human experience: attention and interpretation. SMART is relevant for patients, physicians, and staff members.

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Amit Sood MD, MSc   [ view bio ]
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Open Member Forum with Harold D. Miller

This year’s Member Forum will focus on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implications for all SGO members in the years ahead. Attendees will hear from the nationally recognized healthcare and payment reform expert, Harold D. Miller, regarding the current state of the ACA and receive practical tips for members interested in becoming more involved in their own practices, Accountable Care Organization.

During Mr. Miller’s “Town Hall” style presentation, past president Ronald D. Alvarez, MD, will share how SGO is responding to the nation’s healthcare overhaul through the Society’s Practice Summit project; a conditional based payment model for endometrial cancer. Attendee interaction through question and floor discussion is highly recommended.

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Ronald Alvarez MD   [ view bio ]
Barbara Goff MD   [ view bio ]
Harold Miller   [ view bio ]
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Healthcare reform
Affordable care act
endometrial
early career
medical oncology
allied
advanced practice practitioner
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Education Forum V: Global Challenges in Gynecologic Oncology and Health Care Delivery

This educational forum is intended to advise clinical gynecologic oncologists about the disparities in the application of care and the absence of health equity in outcomes among non-Hispanic Caucasians, the elderly, the very obese and women who live in developing countries. Recommendations will be provided to improve health equity.

After watching the video you may take a quiz for CME credit. This course is approved for 1.17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Adriana Bermudez MD, PhD   [ view bio ]
Wendy Brewster MD, PhD   [ view bio ]
Linus Chuang MD   [ view bio ]
Adnan Munkarah MD   [ view bio ]
Ted Trimble MD, MPH   [ view bio ]
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